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First campaign engagement

From NBC's Mark Murray
It took more than a hour, but here's the first rapid response e-mail I received.

Statement from Luis Navarro, Biden campaign manager, in response to Gov. Richardson's adoption of Biden plan for Iraq:

"We welcome Bill Richardson adopting the key elements of the Biden Plan for Iraq -- a political settlement that gives its warring factions breathing room in their own regions with control over the fabric of their daily lives including the police, education, jobs, marriage and religion. But while we should start to withdraw our troops now and get most of them out by early next year, Richardson is wrong to rule out a small residual force to prevent Al Qaeda from gaining a foothold and to continue training Iraqis."